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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 0/2 V3] virtio-spec/net: dynamic network offload
Michael S. Tsirkin
Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 0/2 V3] virtio-spec/net: dynamic network offloads configuration
Tue, 2 Apr 2013 14:57:57 +0300
On Tue, Apr 02, 2013 at 02:38:58PM +0300, Dmitry Fleytman wrote:
> From: Dmitry Fleytman <address@hidden>
> V3 changes:
> 1. Compat macro added
> 2. Feature name beautification
> V2 changes:
> 1. _GUEST_ added to command and feature names
> 2. Live migration logic fixed
> Reported-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <address@hidden>
Acked-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <address@hidden>
> One of recently introduced Windows features (RSC)
> requires network driver to be able to enable and disable
> HW LRO offload on the fly without device reinitialization.
> Current Virtio specification doesn't support this requirement.
> The solution proposed by following spec patch is to add
> a new control command for this purpose.
> The same solution may be used in Linux driver for ethtool interface
> Patch for QEMU mainline that implements this specification change
> attached as well.